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5 open houses to check out this weekend in Uptown

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Priced from $219K to $540K, the options include a mix of vintage walk-ups and sleek newer construction

A living room with a white brick fireplace topped b a tv. The room has a sofa, fig tree, glass coffee table, and a gray chair. VHT Studios, courtesy Melanie Everett & Company

Welcome to another edition of our weekly series rounding up open houses to check out over the weekend, because who doesn’t love a little real estate gawking? This time around, we’re looking at what’s on the market in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood.

A room with wood flooring, a fireplace flanked by built-in shelves, and four widows. There are two beige sofas and a brown leather chair.
708 W. Buena Avenue, Unit 3SE.
Courtesy Redfin agent Kathryn Schrage

Where: 708 W. Buena Avenue
When: Saturday, February 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Selling points: Located near the lake on the top floor of an extra-wide building dating back to 1913, this bright condo in Uptown’s Buena Park neighborhood blends vintage charm and contemporary sophistication. There is a wood-burning fireplace in the large living room, a wall of windows in the master suite, and both bathrooms have been renovated.
Asking price: $315,000

Two brown leather chairs face a fireplace in living room with large windows and two area rugs.
4611 N. Beacon Street, unit 2S.
VHT Studios, courtesy Curt Ratcliff of @properties

Where: 4611 N. Beacon Street
When: Saturday, February 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Selling points: This charming unit in a handsome 1920s-era Sheridan Park building offers high ceilings, light hardwood floors, and newer stainless appliances in the kitchen. The sunny living room has a fireplace and, apparently, ample room for a baby grand piano. The property is a short walk from the Wilson CTA stop and includes a large rear deck, additional basement storage, and off-street garage parking for a single car.
Asking price: $320,000

A blue velvet sofa stands between two wicker chairs on a colorful rug with two white furry poufs in the middle.
4656 N. Magnolia Avenue, unit 3.
Courtesy James Barclay and Greg Vinn of Dream Town Realty

Where: 4656 N. Magnolia Avenue
When: Saturday, February 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Specs: 2 bedrooms, one bathroom
Selling points: Buyers seeking a cozy starter home should find plenty to like about this Sheridan Park two-bedroom. Standout features include hardwood floors, a good-sized living room with an attached covered balcony, in-unit laundry, and extra storage space in the basement. The compact kitchenette might be on the small side for entertaining, but the home is the most affordable option of the bunch.
Asking price: $219,000

A bright living room with double doors opening to a terrace. The room has a white brick fireplace and two sofas.
4335 N. Kenmore Avenue, unit 1.
VHT Studios, courtesy Melanie Everett & Company

Where: 4335 N. Kenmore Avenue
When: Saturday, February 1 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Specs: 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Selling points: Spanning an impressive 2,400 square feet, this beautifully staged home offers room to spread out thanks to its five bedrooms across two levels. The condo boasts an entry foyer with an arched doorway leading to a living room with a fireplace and double doors opening onto a front terrace—one of three private outdoor spaces. The renovated kitchen has contemporary gray gloss cabinets and a subway tile backsplash.
Asking price: $489,000

A contemporary kitchen with marble counters and white cabinet doors set against darker casing.
1328 W. Carmen Avenue, Unit 3N.
Courtesy John Grafft of Compass

Where: 1328 W. Carmen Avenue
When: Saturday, February 1 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Selling points: It’s not just old-school walk-ups currently for sale in Uptown. Buyers looking for new construction homes with more contemporary designs have options too, like this two-bedroom condo in a multi-unit building completed in 2019. A short walk from the Argyle CTA station, the home has dark bamboo flooring, brand new appliances, garage parking, and access to a private roof deck. These features, however, will cost you a bit more.
Asking price: $540,000